Alpinist #37 Winter 2011-12: Alpinist Magazine
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Alpinist #37 Winter 2011-12

Author(s): Alpinist Magazine

Copyright: 2012, Alpinist, Jeffersonville, VT
Specifications: 4to, pp.98, color photos, wraps
Condition: fine

In this issue:

  • Mountain Profile: K2 – The Mountaineer’s Mountain, Part I (1856-1954) by Steve Swenson, Jules Jacot-Guillarmod, Bob Craig, and Luca Signorelli

  • Muscular Thoughts by Mark Goodwin

  • Fifty-Fifty: Tales of a Climber’s Life by Denis Urubko

  • Trespass: Sichuan, China by Andrew Burr

  • Tool Users: History of the Rope, Part II

  • Escape Route: Chaos Canyon, Colorado by Peter Beal

  • Full Value: Yosemite by Peter Haan

  • And more!

Note: We are pleased to offer prints of the historic image of K2 taken in 1902 and used on the cover of this issue. Prints may be seen here and a PDF regarding this item may be viewed here.

Alpinist has risen once again and is back with the latest issue! Alpinist is a superb archival-quality, quarterly publication dedicated to world alpinism and adventure climbing. It has been called by Reinhold Messner ‘The best climbing magazine in the world today". Issues include a Mountain Profile section covering the history of a particular peak, Letters, Climbing Notes, and additional feature articles about unique climbs. What sets Alpinist apart from other climbing magazines is the prodigious use of full-page color photos and minimal advertising. Alpinist has won several awards – a Maggie Award for Best Quarterly/Consumer Division in 2004 (Winter 2003–2004 Issue 5), Print Magazine's 2004 Regional Design Award for the cover of Spring 2004 Issue 6, and a Maggie Award for Best Overall Design/Consumer Category in 2005 (Autumn 2004 Issue 8). In December, 2007 a disastrous fire destroyed Alpinist’s Illinois fulfillment center. Gone were back issues and merchandise including hats, shirts, water bottles, stickers and coffee mugs.

Alpinist is a collectible item which, like Alpinism, Ascent, Mountain Review, Mountain World, North American Climber, Polar Circus, Vulgarian Digest, and others, doesn’t take up too much shelf space, or weight.

To see all available issues of Alpinist, click here. Other copies of this particular issue may be available, please inquire.

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